Manchester Police arrest fugitive wanted by U.S. Marshals on criminal threatening charge

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CONCORD, NH – On Feb. 9 U.S. Marshal’s “Fugitive of the Week” Wilfredo Morales, 43, was arrested by the Manchester Police Department. Morales was wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant issued by the Hillsborough County Superior Court for failure to appear on a charge of criminal threatening with a deadly weapon. Additionally, Morales has an extensive and violent criminal history.

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Wilfredo Morales

Members of the Manchester Police Department on Thursday had contact with Morales in the 200 block of Lake Avenue where he was arrested without incident.  Mr. Morales was transported to the Manchester Police Department for processing and then transported to the Hillsborough County Jail for holding pending his initial court appearance.

Since the inception of the New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force in 2002, these partnerships have resulted in over 6,628 arrests (Updated as of 12/27/2016).These arrests have ranged in seriousness from murder, assault, unregistered sex offenders, probation and parole violations and numerous other serious offenses. Nationally the United States Marshals Service fugitive programs are carried out with local law enforcement in 94 district offices, 85 local fugitive task forces, 7 regional task forces, as well as a growing network of offices in foreign countries.

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